Insider Trading Alert - DIN, JBHT, FU, AAPL And CMC Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, 100 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $2,920.00 to $142,506,400.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

DineEquity (DIN) - FREE Research Report

Archer Michael J. who is President, Applebee'S Intl at DineEquity sold 15,000 shares at $82.29 on Nov. 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the President, Applebee'S Intl owned 34,625 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 30.23% with the 15,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $80.82, down $1.47, or 1.82% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for DineEquity has been 105,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. DineEquity has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 22.49% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

DineEquity, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, franchises, and operates full-service restaurant chains in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.66%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.0. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate DineEquity a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates DineEquity as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full DineEquity Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) - FREE Research Report

Harper Alfred C who is EVP and Chief Operations Offic at J.B. Hunt Transport Services sold 11,800 shares at $75.21 on Nov. 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP and Chief Operations Offic owned 55,971 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.41% with the 11,800 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $75.83, up $0.62, or 0.82% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for J.B. Hunt Transport Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 331,830

The average volume for J.B. Hunt Transport Services has been 655,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. J.B. Hunt Transport Services has a market cap of $8.8 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 25.61% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides transportation and delivery services in the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.8%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.8. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate J.B. Hunt Transport Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates J.B. Hunt Transport Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full J.B. Hunt Transport Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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FAB Universal (FU) - FREE Research Report

Busshaus John Lawrence who is Cfo at FAB Universal sold 28,766 shares at $6.39 on Nov. 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Cfo owned 57,524 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 33.34% with the 28,766 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.30, down $0.09, or 1.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for FAB Universal go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 282,532
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 50,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 397,256

The average volume for FAB Universal has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. FAB Universal has a market cap of $130.5 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 94.72% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

FAB Universal Corp. engages in the distribution of digital entertainment products and services worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Wholesale, Retail, and Kiosk/Licensing. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.1. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates FAB Universal a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates FAB Universal as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full FAB Universal Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Apple (AAPL) - FREE Research Report

Riccio Daniel J. who is Senior Vice President at Apple sold 1,997 shares at $524.86 on Nov. 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 1,996 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 50.01% with the 1,997 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $522.11, down $2.75, or 0.53% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Apple go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 41,477
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 152,640

The average volume for Apple has been 13.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Apple has a market cap of $474.9 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are down 1.78% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Apple Inc., together with subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers, mobile communication devices, and portable digital music and video players, as well as sells various related software, services, peripherals, and networking solutions. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.33%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.1. Currently there are 31 analysts that rate Apple a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Apple as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Apple Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Commercial Metals Company (CMC) - FREE Research Report

Bruder Ann J. who is Sr Vp Law, Government Affairs at Commercial Metals Company sold 12,590 shares at $18.49 on Nov. 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr Vp Law, Government Affairs owned 20,087 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 38.53% with the 12,590 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.66, up $0.17, or 0.91% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Commercial Metals Company has been 846,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Commercial Metals Company has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are up 23.55% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Commercial Metals Company engages in recycling, manufacturing, fabricating, and distributing steel and metal products, and related materials and services in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.61%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.7. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Commercial Metals Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Commercial Metals Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Commercial Metals Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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